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VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY/ TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE ARTICULATION AGREEMENT I. Purpose This agreement between Virginia Commonwealth University and Tidewater Community College is intended to facilitate the transfer of students from TCC’s Associate of Fine Arts (Music) (plan 560) to VCU’s Bachelor of Arts in Music or Bachelor of Music with a concentration in performance. II. General Admission Requirements and Eligibility a. To be eligible to enroll at Virginia Commonwealth University, students must meet admission criteria and processes as set forth by the Department of Music of Virginia Commonwealth University under the terms of this agreement. For general transfer information for applicants to the music programs, visit http://arts.vcu.edu/admissions/how-to-apply/transfer/music-transfers/ b. Students planning on transferring to VCU under this articulation agreement must submit a Letter of Interest 90 days prior to transfer, and enroll within one year of completing a transfer oriented associate degree. Visit http://ugrad.vcu.edu/apply/transfer/letter-of-interest.aspx. c. Students applying must complete a transfer application by the designated VCU deadline, visit http://arts.vcu.edu/admissions/how-to-apply/transfer/music-transfers/. d. Applicants applying to VCU will have completed the Associate of Fine Arts in Music at TCC. e. Students transferring must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and have completed TCC Associate of Fine Arts (Music) degree courses with a minimum grade of “C” applicable to their associate degree. f. Students must schedule an audition with the Department of Music to determine: admission status, degree program (Bachelor of Arts in Music or Bachelor of Music with a concentration in performance), applied instrument level, plus placement exam diagnostics in written music theory, aural skills and keyboard skills, and the number of credits applied toward the music degree program requirements. g. The agreement does not include an articulated pathway to the Bachelor of Music with a concentration in music education. Students may transfer to this degree program but this request would receive a separate consideration. III. Transfer of Credits a. Tidewater Community College coursework will be evaluated for transfer credit according to Virginia Commonwealth University transfer credit policy. b. Students who have completed the Associate of Fine Arts in Music and who are transferring under the terms of this agreement will be granted junior standing. c. Depending on the audition results, students will be awarded up to 35 credits toward the Bachelor of Arts in Music or Bachelor of Music with a concentration in performance degree requirements. IV. Responsibilities of Virginia Commonwealth University a. Consider TCC students who transfer under this agreement on the same basis as native Virginia Commonwealth University students. b. Provide annually in July tracking data on the performance of students including, but not limited to, number of currently enrolled TCC transfer students and graduates, program
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  •  VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY/ TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE

    ARTICULATION AGREEMENT

    I. Purpose This agreement between Virginia Commonwealth University and Tidewater Community College is intended to facilitate the transfer of students from TCC’s Associate of Fine Arts (Music) (plan 560) to VCU’s Bachelor of Arts in Music or Bachelor of Music with a concentration in performance.

    II. General Admission Requirements and Eligibility

    a. To be eligible to enroll at Virginia Commonwealth University, students must meet admission criteria and processes as set forth by the Department of Music of Virginia Commonwealth University under the terms of this agreement. For general transfer information for applicants to the music programs, visit http://arts.vcu.edu/admissions/how-to-apply/transfer/music-transfers/

    b. Students planning on transferring to VCU under this articulation agreement must submit a Letter of Interest 90 days prior to transfer, and enroll within one year of completing a transfer oriented associate degree. Visit http://ugrad.vcu.edu/apply/transfer/letter-of-interest.aspx.

    c. Students applying must complete a transfer application by the designated VCU deadline, visit http://arts.vcu.edu/admissions/how-to-apply/transfer/music-transfers/.

    d. Applicants applying to VCU will have completed the Associate of Fine Arts in Music at TCC.

    e. Students transferring must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and have completed TCC Associate of Fine Arts (Music) degree courses with a minimum grade of “C” applicable to their associate degree.

    f. Students must schedule an audition with the Department of Music to determine: admission status, degree program (Bachelor of Arts in Music or Bachelor of Music with a concentration in performance), applied instrument level, plus placement exam diagnostics in written music theory, aural skills and keyboard skills, and the number of credits applied toward the music degree program requirements.

    g. The agreement does not include an articulated pathway to the Bachelor of Music with a concentration in music education. Students may transfer to this degree program but this request would receive a separate consideration.

    III. Transfer of Credits

    a. Tidewater Community College coursework will be evaluated for transfer credit according to Virginia Commonwealth University transfer credit policy.

    b. Students who have completed the Associate of Fine Arts in Music and who are transferring under the terms of this agreement will be granted junior standing.

    c. Depending on the audition results, students will be awarded up to 35 credits toward the Bachelor of Arts in Music or Bachelor of Music with a concentration in performance degree requirements.

    IV. Responsibilities of Virginia Commonwealth University

    a. Consider TCC students who transfer under this agreement on the same basis as native Virginia Commonwealth University students.

    b. Provide annually in July tracking data on the performance of students including, but not limited to, number of currently enrolled TCC transfer students and graduates, program

  • specific enrollment, number of TCC accepted transfer credits, GPA for TCC graduates and transfers, programs completed by graduates.

    V. Responsibilities of Tidewater Community College

    a. Notify students of Virginia Commonwealth University transfer opportunities. b. Advise students regarding the course work needed to transfer to Virginia

    Commonwealth University under this agreement.

    VI. Responsibilities of Students a. Follow all Virginia Commonwealth University application processes and all specific

    department/program application procedures, deadlines, and grade point average requirements as set forth in this agreement.

    b. Meet regularly with a transfer counselor.

    VII. Review of Agreement a. This agreement will be reviewed and updated every three years or whenever academic

    program changes occur at Tidewater Community College or Virginia Commonwealth University to necessitate an update.

    b. Either institution can initiate a review of this agreement.

    VIII. Terms, Termination, and Other Provisions a. This agreement is effective as of the date of the fully executed agreement and shall

    continue until terminated. b. This agreement may be terminated:

    i. By mutual agreement of Tidewater Community College and Virginia Commonwealth University, or

    ii. By either party with 180-day prior written notice to the other party. c. In the event of termination, the agreement must be honored for a minimum of three

    years for current students benefitting from it.

    IX. Contacts: Tidewater Community College Contact Dr. Kellie Sorey, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Tidewater Community College 121 College Place Norfolk, Virginia 23510 [email protected] 757-822-1065 Virginia Commonwealth University Contact Dr. Seth Sykes, Associate Vice Provost, Division of Strategic Enrollment Management Virginia Commonwealth University Ritter-Hickok House 821 W. Franklin St. Richmond, Virginia 23284 804-827-8149

  • Tidewater Community College/Virginia Commonwealth University ARTICULATION AGREEMENT Associate of Fine Arts in Music to

    Bachelor of Arts in Music/Bachelor of Music/Performance TCC

    Associate of Fine Arts: Music (Plan 560) Virginia Commonwealth University

    Bachelor of Arts/Music

    Discipline No. Course Title CR Discipline No. Course Title CR

    ENG 111 College Composition I 3 UNIV 111-112 Focused Inquiry I and II 3

    MTH 152 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts II (Or MTH 154 Quantitative Reasoning)

    3 MATH 131 Intro. To Contemp. Math. 3

    SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 Non-Transferable 0

    MUS 111 Music Theory I 4 MHIS 1XX Music Elective 4

    MUS 1XX Applied Instruction 2 APPL 3XX Music Elective 2

    MUS 1XX Applied Instruction 2 APPL 3XX Music Elective 2

    MUS 1XX Ensemble (2 semesters) 2 APPM 3XX Music Elective (2 semesters) 2

    MUS 141 Class Piano I 2 APPM 173 Keyboard Skills I 2

    MUS 142 Class Piano II 2 APPM 174 Keyboard Skills II 2

    ENG 112 College Composition II 3 UNIV 200 Writing & Rhetoric Workshop II 3

    MUS 112 Music Theory II 4 MHIS 1XX Music Elective 4

    Science with laboratory 4 VCU Equivalent 4

    MUS 211 Advanced Music Theory I 4 MHIS 2XX Music Elective 4

    MUS 221 History of Music I 3 MHIS 321 History of Music I 3

    MUS 241 Advanced Class Piano I 2 APPM 273 Keyboard Skills 2

    MUS 2XX Advanced Applied Instruction 2 APPL 3XX Music Elective 2

    MUS 2XX Advanced Applied Instruction 2 APPL 3XX Music Elective 2

    MUS 2XX Advanced Ensemble (2 semesters) 2 APPM 3XX Music Elective (2 semesters) 2

    Social Science EEE

    Social Science Elective SOC 200, SOC 211, PLS 211, PLS 241 3 VCU Equivalent 3

    HUM EEE ENG 241, 242, 243 ,244, 251, 252, 253, 254 3 VCU Equivalent 3

    MUS 212 Advanced Music Theory II 4 MHIS 2XX Music Elective 4

    MUS 222 History of Music II 3 MHIS 322 History of Music II 3

    MUS 242 Advanced Class Piano II 2 APPM 2XX Music Elective 2

    MUS 298 Seminar and Project 1 Non-Transferable 0

    Total 63 Total 61

    Depending on the audition results and theory and keyboard placement, students will be awarded up to 35 credits toward the Bachelor of Arts in Music or Bachelor of Music with a concentration in performance degree program requirements.

    Additional Requirements at Virginia Commonwealth University

    General education 12

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    General education

    Depending on the audition results and theOO' and jccyboardplacement, TCC transfer courses articulated as mijsic electiveswill be articulated as equivalent to required courses and studentswill be awarded up to 35 credits toward the Bachelor of Arts inMusic or Bachelor of Music with a concentration in pertbrmancedegree program requirements.

    Foreign language (for BA degree only) - by course or placement 0 -1

    Major requirements: Bacheior of Arts in Music

    Recital,Convo (2 semesters)

    Ensemble (2 semesters)

    Senior Project: Portfolio Review

    Intro to World Mu.sicat Styles

    Musicianship Practicum

    Music electives

    j Open electives 23-31 creditsII i ■ '

    Major requirements; Bachelor of Mustc/perlbnnance

    In addition to specific courses listed above, each pertbrmance

    concentration ntay have course requirements unique for their degree track

    requirements for a total of40 credits.

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    Kellie C. Sorey

    Associate Vice President for AcademicsTidewater Community College

    Michael Rao

    President

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    Students may be required to take additional courses frpm TCC or VCU to satisfy remaining program reqiiiremems for the B,A./B.M, degree.

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    Christina Lindholm, Associate Dean for Curriculum and Assessment

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    Sybil Halloran, Interim Vice Provost for Strategic Enrollment

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    Deborah Noble-n riplett, Senior Vice ftrovost for Academic Affairs

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    Gail Hackett, Provost and Vice President

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